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Scottish Tradition Series
Scottish Tradition Volume 24: Songs & Ballads From Perthshire
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This album is released in the year of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the School of Scottish Studies at the University of Edinburgh in 1951. The album includes many of the fine singers Maurice met while on fieldwork in the 1950s in Perthshire. All but one of the singers featured here is a member of the Travelling community, and it is very fitting that the Travellers should be the focus, since their contributions to the School of Scottish Studies Archives have been so central to the understanding of oral culture.
Disk 1 : Belle Stewart: Ower Yon Hill There Lives a Lassie, Belle Stewart: Frank and Ruby and Boggie's Bonnie Belle, Sheila Stewart: The Maid of Culmore and Hatton Woods, Willie MacPhee: Jamie Foyers, Bella Higgins: Late Last Night I was Asked to a Wedding, Jock White: Tifty's Annie, Betty (Dolly) White: The Green Bushes, Charlotte Higgins: Jean McLean, Susie Pirate: (Lord Bateman) and Lowlands of Lowlands, John Higgins: In A Garden a Lady Walking, Martha Reid: The Elfin Knight, Martha Reid: The Banks O Airdery O, Martha Reid: I'll Cut Off My Long Yellow Hair, Martha Reid: The Farmer's Curst Wife, Martha Reid: Lord Randal, Martha Reid: Falkirk Fair, John MacDonald: The Golden Vanity, John Reid: The Golden Vanity, Willie Townsley: The Tinker's Waddin, Stewart McPhee: The Tinker's Waddin, Ruby Kelbie: Bank O Red Roses, Tommy Bonthrone: The Dyin Ploughboy, Tommy Bonthrone: The Boys of Bayview, Tommy Bonthrone: The Flower of Strathmore